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  • one year ago

I Will Medal And Fan! I need explanation AND answer! Evaluate the following. 12 divided 4 + 9 - 3 x 4

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  1. phi
    • one year ago
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    have you learned order of operations?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  3. idku
    • one year ago
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    \(12\div 4+9-3\times 4\) like this? (just wanna verify)

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  5. phi
    • one year ago
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    you should remember divide first before add or subtract start on the left side and do 12 divided by 4 first. what do you get ?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3

  7. phi
    • one year ago
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    yes, so replace \(12 \div 4\) with 3 what do you have now?

  8. anonymous
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    3 + 9 - 3 x 4

  9. phi
    • one year ago
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    ok, now look for any multiply (or divide) if you find one, do it.

  10. anonymous
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    3 x 4 = 12

  11. phi
    • one year ago
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    ok, so replace 3*4 with 12 what do we have now?

  12. anonymous
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    3 + 9 - 3 and idk what to do with the 12

  13. phi
    • one year ago
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    you had 3+9 - 3*4 you do the multiply

  14. anonymous
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    i did. its 12

  15. phi
    • one year ago
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    yes, and how do write the new expression (it has to have a 12 in it)

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    idk then

  17. phi
    • one year ago
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    3+9 - 3*4 replace 3*4 with 12 (they mean the same thing)

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3 + 9 - 12

  19. phi
    • one year ago
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    ok, now with just add subtract, work left to right first do 3+9

  20. anonymous
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    the answer would be 0

  21. phi
    • one year ago
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    yes

  22. anonymous
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    3 + 9 = 12, 12 - 12 = 0

  23. anonymous
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    i've got a feeling this is somehow wrong but oh well

  24. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    its never been 0

  25. phi
    • one year ago
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    if this is the question \[ 12\div 4+9-3\times 4 \] then 0 is the answer

  26. phi
    • one year ago
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    in math, if you follow the rules carefully, you get the answer.

  27. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Let's simplify step-by-step. 12 4 +9−3x(4) =3+9+−12x Combine Like Terms: =3+9+−12x =(−12x)+(3+9) =−12x+12 Answer: =−12x+12

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